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7 tips for building a career (and making money) as an artist

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1. Your work doesn’t have to be “saleable” When I was at uni, the idea of making money from my art seemed impossible. I didn’t make paintings or sculptures – most of my work was digital – and I thought how can I sell any of this?? I’ve sold one piece of art in my …

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Standing out as an artist

Paint being mixed on a palette

International Artist Day is October 25th   If you see yourself working as an artist, the chances are you’re already making art. But how could you turn this into a career or part of your working life? Here are three resources that will help you to explore, or begin this journey… Artquest (https://www.artquest.org.uk/) offers information, …

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